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AJ2

Components

  • EtnaNode v1.1 (LPC812, MCP1700, RFM69HW)
  • Ublox 6 with large patch antenna
  • 3x AA batteries
  • External 1/4 antenna
  • Jar

Setup

  • In repeating mode with gps.
  • No power saving so will only last hours/days
  • RFM69HW - setup for 100mW output

Construction

  • Initial board soldered up and tested.
  • Added GPS directly to JP1 header on EtnaNode
  • Batteries - soldered together, initial voltage 4.8V
  • Drilled hole in to jar to pass wire through, added ground plane inside jar

Todo

  • Epoxy the antenna hole
  • Secure the board inside
  • Test it floats
workshops/iow2016/aj2.txt · Last modified: 2016/03/20 08:47 by jcoxon